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Wikileaks’ Assange Messages Fake Hannity Account With ‘News’ On Sen. Warner

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange wanted to provide Fox News host Sean Hannity “some news” about Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. One problem: Assange messaged a fake account, whose owner then alerted the press. Dell Gilliam, […]

January 30, 2018
Danziger

Danziger: Wiki-sneaks

November 16, 2017
Wikileaks

#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Scorches Trump And Junior Over Wikileaks

Now that we know Donald Trump, Jr., secretly communicated with Wikileaks during the 2016 presidential campaign, it may be slightly harder for the president to distance himself from accusations of collusion in the Russia probe. Nor did Trump senior didn’t help himself by declaring his faith in Vladimir Putin’s denial that the Kremlin interfered in […]

November 14, 2017
Chelsea Manning

Before Leaving Office, Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence

Manning has been a focus of a worldwide debate on government secrecy since she provided more than 700,000 documents, videos, diplomatic cables, and battlefield accounts to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks – a leak for which she was sentenced to serve 35 years in prison. Her sentence will now expire on May 17, the White House said.

January 17, 2017
Trump's new best friend, Julian Assange

Danziger: A Real Assange

It is inconceivable that the leader of the free world and commander in chief of the United States would welcome Julian Assange — unless that leader is the bizarre Donald Trump, who invites the WIkileaker into his bedchamber.

January 5, 2017
Clapper, Russia, Hacking, Trump

U.S. Spy Chief ‘Resolute’ On Russia Cyber Attack

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he had a very high level of confidence that Russia hacked Democratic Party institutions and operatives, as well as disseminating propaganda and fake news aimed at the Nov. 8 election.

January 5, 2017
Mueller

How Russian Hacking Harmed The Clinton Campaign

The Russians hacked into RNC computer systems, but did keep that data—unlike the release of damaging communications from the DNC and emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta.

December 11, 2016
Colbert slices up Pizzagate, Flynn and Alex Jones

#EndorseThis: Colbert Slices Up Pizzagate, Mike Flynn, And Alex Jones

Stephen Colbert, perhaps the nation’s most skillful satirist of news as entertainment, is fed up with fake news – especially in the wake of the “Pizzagate” hoax that resulted in a shooting incident.

December 8, 2016
Clinton, Comey,

FBI Probing Fake Documents Distributed To Damage Clinton Campaign

Two weeks ago Roger Stone, a Trump adviser and Republican operative, linked to a copy of the fake document on Twitter, writing, “If this is real: OMG!!”

November 3, 2016
Mueller probe

Poll: Most Americans (And Most Republicans) Say Russia Is Hacking Democrats

Most American adults – 62 percent of Democrats and 48 percent of Republicans – think Putin is supporting Trump for the White House, the poll found.

October 28, 2016
Putin Answers Media's Questions in Paris

Donald Trump’s Very Weird Russia Thing

Donald Trump, the Republican Party presidential nominee, has a Putin thing. The Trump campaign has a Russia thing. And Trump Tower has a Russian mobster-running-an-illegal-gambling-operation thing.

October 22, 2016
Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Conservative Press Wallows In Latest Clinton Conspiracy

Watching Trump’s ugliness projected onto a big screen, conservatives recoil. But they’re really just watching a self-portrait.

October 21, 2016
Hillary Clinton reacts to Donald Trump joke at Al Smith charity dinner in New York

As Clinton Smiles, Trump Draws Jeers At Tense Al Smith Dinner

At one point during the dinner, which raised $6 million for Catholic charities, Trump said Clinton was “pretending not to hate Catholics.”

October 21, 2016
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at news conference

Wikileaks: What If Someone Hacked Julian Assange’s Emails?

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange probably wouldn’t appreciate the irony of a US government agency applying his vaunted “transparency” ethic to his own shady operations.

October 19, 2016
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Loses Internet Access, Blames Ecuador

Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said on Monday that its founder Julian Assange’s internet was shut down by the government of Ecuador.

October 17, 2016

Reuters/Ipsos States Poll: Clinton Heavily Favored To Win Electoral College

For the Trump campaign there are a handful of states the Republican candidate must win if he is to cobble together enough states to win the White House. Among them is Florida, but numerous recent visits to the Sunshine State by Trump and his vice-presidential running mate Mike Pence did little to dent Clinton’s advantage.

October 16, 2016

Trump Hit By His Own Lewd Remarks About Women, Caught On Tape

In the recorded conversation, Trump was wearing a microphone and chatting on a bus with NBC’s “Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush. “I did try and fuck her. She was married,” Trump said. “I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn’t get there.”

October 7, 2016

#EndorseThis: Watch Alex Jones Fume Over Wikileaks’ Failed ‘October Surprise’

When the time came to deliver on his threats against the Clintons, Julian Assange blinked. At an early morning news conference, he delivered nothing of consequence — enraging conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

October 4, 2016

Trump Adviser Roger Stone Teases Next Wikileaks Attack On Clinton

Roger Stone is claiming that Wikileaks will release documents on Wednesday intended to damage Hillary Clinton. Earlier this year, the group released documents that experts say were obtained from Russian intelligence groups who illegally hacked the Democratic National Committee.

October 3, 2016

Wiki Fiction: Why Is Julian Assange Pushing Right-Wing Conspiracy Claims?

With his brazen attempt to manipulate an American presidential election, in tandem with the Russian oligarchy and the American right, Julian Assange has drifted a long way from the progressive and transparent spirit in which Wikileaks first introduced itself to the world.

August 12, 2016

Senior Democratic National Committee Officials Resign

The resignations of DNC Chief Executive Officer Amy Dacey, Communications Director Luis Miranda and Chief Financial Officer Brad Marshall were announced by interim Chairwoman Donna Brazile.

August 2, 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a personal send-off for members of the Russian Olympic team at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Donald Trump: Traitor, Liar, Danger to the World?

It seems increasingly, frighteningly possible that the U.S. presidential election may very well be influenced by Russian president Vladimir Putin. Were a Democratic politician embroiled in this mess, Trumpites would be lobbing accusations of treason with gusto.

August 2, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks at a computer screen during a campaign stop at Atomic Object company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S. March 7, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

Clinton Campaign Also Hacked In Attacks On Democrats

The latest attack, which was disclosed to Reuters on Friday, follows two other hacks on the Democratic National Committee, or DNC, and the party’s fundraising committee for candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives.

July 31, 2016
Trump

Yes, You Should Be Concerned About Trump And Russia

There is plenty of evidence that the Russian government was involved in the email leak, that their aim was to weaken the Clinton campaign, and that Donald Trump has a troubling number of connections to a government that happens to be helping his campaign.

July 26, 2016